For Art’s Sake: A selection from the Yinka Fisher Collection
A book on the selection of modern and contemporary artworks from the art collection of one of Nigeria major art collector, Mr Yinka Fisher. The book contains 263 images of artworks in different mediums; works on paper, prints, oil, sculpture, mixed media and installations.
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The selection is predominantly African artworks, especially from Nigeria. But it also contains a number of works by other international artists. The collection period spans over 40 years and contains artworks dating back to 1945. Each of the 5 main chapters of this book is prefaced by essays written by a number of international art specialists:
(i) Neil Coventry, Specialist in modern African art.
(ii) Hannah O’Leary, Director & Head, Modern & Contemporary African Art, Sotheby’s.
(iii) Professor Jerry Buhari, Department of Fine Art, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.
(iv) Simon Ikpakronyi, National Gallery of Art, Abuja, Nigeria.
(v) Adenrele Sonariwo, Founder, Rele Gallery, Lagos, Nigeria and Los Angeles, USA.
Foundation for Contemporary and Modern Visual Arts